Cinema Under the Stars
As the historic urban space of Toruń constitutes an unforgettable experience in itself, weshall let you have a taste of it during this year’s edition of the festival. Once again, we aregoing to meet in the yard of the Old Town City Hall in Toruń where you will have a chance to watch five films we have selected for that particular scenery: More »

Castle Cinema
Let us take you back to the 1980s, amidst the unique scenery of the ruins of the Teutonic Castle, when some of the legendary horror films, now considered ‘cult classics’ were made. Although many of them were remade – some even saw many sequels made to continue the original idea – our intention is to show you the archetypes of the characters that have forever gone down in the history of this particular genre. The genre that is adored by so many devoted cinema goers. More »

Must See Must Be
The section Must See Must Bee is a summary of the films screened during the most important film festivals around the world which even the most knowledgeable film enthusiasts might have missed, when making an effort to digest the plethora of new film productions. More »

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It’s me. Helmut

Ich bin’s. Helmut · dir. Nicolas Steiner
Germany, Switzerland 2009, 12’

Helmut is celebrating his 60th birthday. Actually, he is 57. His wife, Gertrud, miscalculated. While the facade of his narrow-minded domesticity is crumbling, old friends pass by, facing Helmut with his past ― a bizarre declaration of love to transience.

Director:Nicolas Steiner
Screenplay:Nicolas Steiner, Stefanie Ren
Music:Hidden White Horn Jazz Band
Cinematography:Clemens Baumeister
Awards:Najlepszy Szwajcarski Film Krótkometrażowy / Best Swiss Short Film (MFF / IFF Winterthur 2009), 2. Nagroda dla Najlepszego Europejskiego Filmu Krótkometrażowego / 2nd price for Best European Short Film (FEC Cambrils Reus 2010)

Nicolas Steiner was born in 1984 in a small town in the Swiss Alps. Since October 2007 he has been studying directing at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg (Germany).